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Tel code: 01539 | code search
Postcode: LA9 | code search
Population: 28000
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Birthplace of:
David Starkey
Arthur Eddington

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Food Legends:
Kendal Mint Cake
Hauntings and Ghosts:
Starved in Sizergh Castle
Folk Customs:
Ambleside Rush-bearing
Grasmere Sports
World Gurning Championships

Kendal Events

Lakeland Rose Show

Kendal Torchlight Carnival
Westmorland County Show

Kendal Mountain Festival

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"Our stay at the Drumlins was wonderful, it is really well equipped and very comfortable. It is in a secluded area yet only 15/20 minutes from Kendal. There are lovely ..." More

Masons Arms
"Stayed in the masons on the 19th, beer was fantastic .Dave ,Chris and the rest of the staff were great they could not do enough for us. I will have ..." More

Gilpin Bridge Inn
"Ate at Gilpin Bridge today food very good drinks 1.50 small guest bitter but beware small soda water 1.60 I find this totally over priced most I have paid is ..." More

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"A foodie taking a break in a cottage in the Northwest? For a quick way to stock up on regional produce, regional specialities, organic vegetables and the finer things in ..." More

Kendal Reviews (36)

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Latest reviews | Events in Kendal | 10 Places to Stay

There's something for everyone in the historic market town of Kendal, where the Castle ruins overlook a lively shopping and cultural scene. Don't miss the 13th century Parish Church, one of the widest in England, Kendal Museum, one of the oldest in the country and Abbot Hall Art Gallery, one of the finest small galleries in Britain. The Brewery Arts Centre has a programme packed with film, theatre, music and exhibitions all year round. Take a look at the Lakeland Life and Industry Museum or view the Quaker Tapestry, made by over 4000 people from 15 countries. From famous high street names to specialist shops, shopping centres to farmers markets, Kendal offers retail therapy for all with a wide range of tearooms, restaurants and pubs to keep you going. Leisure facilities include a pool, climbing wall, dry ski slope, golf courses and fun facilities for the kids. Festivals take place all year round from the Medieval Market in May, Kirkland Festival in July to the Torchlight Carnival and Westmorland County Show in September and the Mountain Film Festival in November. Population 28,000


Abbot Hall Art Gallery
Kendal Museum
Kendal Reptiles
Lake District National Park
Lakeland Maze Farm Park
Levens Hall
Museum of Lakeland Life
Quaker Tapestry Exhibition Centre & Tearooms
Sizergh Castle


Balcony House *book online*
Premier Inn Kendal Central *book online*
Sonata Guest House *book online*
Travelodge Kendal *book online*


Cumbria Wildlife Trust
Friends of the Lake District


Yoga - Ann Coombe


Badgers Night Club


Lyle Yeat


South Lakeland District Council


Captain French Lane Dental Surgery
Hall & Smith Dental Surgery
Sandes Avenue Dental Practice
The Dental Surgery


Station House Surgery
Staveley Surgery
The James Cochrane Practice
The Surgery

Estate Agent

Arnold Greenwood
Hodgson Michael C L
Milne Moser
Reeds Rains Estate Agents
Thompson Roger

Golf Club

Carus Green

Health and Fitness Club

Pride Health & Fitness Ltd


Blue Bell Hotel
Gilpin Bridge Inn
Station Inn


Endmoor Village Hall Car Boot

Kendal Indoor Market
Kendal Street Market
Rugby Club Car Boot

Performing Arts

Kendal Choral Society
Stagecoach Theatre Arts
Vague Theatre Company
Westmorland Orchestra
Westmorland Youth Orchestra

Pub and Bar

Blue Bell Hotel
Castle Green Hotel
Dun Horse Inn
Gateway Inn
Globe Inn
Masons Arms
Rifleman's Arms
The Wheatsheaf Brigsteer


Blue Bell Hotel
Castle Green Hotel
Gateway Inn

Gilpin Bridge Inn
Moon Restaurant
Paulo Gianni's Ristaurante
Stonecross Manor Hotel
Treasure Palace


4, Drysalters Luxury Apartment
Kendal Cottages
Riverside Apartment


Pearson & Pearson
Powell & Sykes


A 2 B Taxis
Ace Taxis
Atlas Taxis
Blue Star Taxis (Kendal) Ltd
Crown Taxis
Gateway Taxis
Steel Taxis


Highgate Veterinary Clinic
Westmorland Veterinary Services Ltd

Sports Clubs

Burneside TC (Tennis)
Crosthwaite & Lyth TC (Tennis)
Cumbria Women (Cricket)
Kendal (Men's Hockey)
Kendal Judo Club (Martial Arts)
Kendal LTC (Tennis)
Kendal Rugby Union Football Club (Rugby Union)
Levens TC (Tennis)
Natland & Oxenholme TTC (Table Tennis)
Netherfield CC (Cricket)


Ottakar's PLC
The Works
Impulse Flowers
Low Sizergh Barn Farm Shop & Tea Room
Plumgarth's Farm Shop
Halls Pet Stores
Hilltop Nursery

David Caton Greengrocer
Kan Foods
Halls Pet Store
Evans Cycles
Dorothy Perkins
Highgate Pharmacy
Conlon & Sons Ltd
George Edwardian
Dinky Shoes
County Stone
Mountain Warehouse
Majestic Wine
ilove organics
Myrtle & Mace
K Village
Field & Trek
Edinburgh Woollen Mill
Rowlands Pharmacy
Yard 46
The Riverside Cafe
BB's Coffee & Muffins
Mr Bumbles Coffee House
The Masters House Tea Room
Four Corners Deli
1657 Chocolate House
The Mint Cake Works
Watson & Woollard
Fat Face
Hallmark Cards
J J B Sports
Pets At Home
The Kitten and The Goat


Westmorland Clocks
Shambles Antiques
Kendal Studio Antiques

Kendal Antiques
Blakemore Dower House Antique
Below Stairs Antiques
Thomond Antiques & Gallery ltd


Homescales Activity Centre(Adventure)
Kendal Bowmen(Archery)
High Adventure(Aviation Sports)
Destination Cumbria(Boat Trips and Cruises)
Climbing Cumbria(Climbing)
Lakeland Climbing Centre(Climbing)
Kendal Ski Club(Snow Sports)

Places to Stay near Kendal

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Kendal Cottages (0.20 miles)

Kendal Cottages

Kendal Cottages offers luxurious self-catering accommodation in the heart of Kendal which is situated on perfectly situated for two national parks: the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. This beautiful apartment has a stunning balcony ... More | visit website

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Riverside Apartment (0.27 miles)

Riverside Apartment

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A COMPACT FULLY EQUIPPED APARTMENT FOR THE PRICE OF A HOTEL ROOM .........A Small ground floor apartment, forming part of a stone built Victorian terrace. Situated on the banks of ... More

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Beech House Hotel (0.30 miles)

Beech House Hotel
Style and comfort come as standard when you stay at Beech House Hotel. Six individually designed double bedrooms with prices ranging from 40 to 50 per person in classic or deluxe rooms. Single occupancy available ... More | visit website
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Sonata Guest House (0.39 miles)

Sonata Guest House

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Very close to the town centre, Sonata Guest House is a four star rated family run, Victorian Terraced House, with comfortable en-suite bedrooms containing, free WI-Fi, remote control colour televisions, ... More

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4, Drysalters Luxury Apartment (0.63 miles)

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This new luxury first floor apartment is south facing and is located in a quiet conservation area in the historic market town of Kendal close to all local amenities, and ... More

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Sundial Guest House (0.68 miles)

Sundial Guest House

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Whether staying on holiday or on business, one of our extensive range of rooms will meet with your requirements. From single or twin rooms with standard facilities to double or ... More

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Balcony House (0.69 miles)

Balcony House

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Family run Bed and Breakfast with 3 guest rooms. Kendal is the gateway to the lakes and Balcony House provides an excelent base for north/south exploring. We offer clean comfortable rooms ... More

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Stonecross Manor Hotel (1.00 miles)

Stonecross Manor Hotel

Stonecross Manor Hotel, dating back to the 19th century has been extensively modernised and converted into the fine AA 3 star hotel that it is today and is situated on the fringe of the medieval ... More | visit website

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Castle Green Hotel (1.12 miles)

Castle Green Hotel

The hotel is set in 14 acres of woodland and gardens yet only 10 minutes' drive from the M6 and 8 miles from Windermere. The hotel's facilities include a fitness and leisure club with pool, ... More | visit website

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Travelodge Kendal (2.01 miles)

The Travelodge Kendal is ideally located for exploring the beautiful Lake District and is within easy reach of many places of interest such as Kendal, 3.5 miles away, Kendal Museum, Sizergh Castle, Lake Windermere (11 ... More | visit website

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